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Is Mattel, Inc.(NASDAQ: MAT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/4/1982. Mattel, Inc. is in the Toys & Games industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Mattel, Inc., is 3095.92, and so far today it has a volume of 39242. Performance year to date since the 1/4/1982 is 27.11%.

To help you determine whether Mattel, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 33.18 and forward P/E is 18.79. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Mattel, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.52. P/S ratio is 2.05 and the P/B ratio is 4.97. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 36.16 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Mattel, Inc. is trading at, 33.6 (-0.24% today), Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.51%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 149.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 35.04% after growing -25.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 76.90%, and -67.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 341.22, and the number of shares float is 339.69. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 99.50%. The float short is 10.34%, with the short ratio at a value of 11.35. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.50%, and also a return on investment of 9.40%.

The ability for Mattel, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.77 and total debt/equity is 0.93. In terms of margins, Mattel, Inc. has a gross margin of 48.20%, with its operating margin at 9.50%, and Mattel, Inc. has a profit margin of 6.10%.

The 52 week high is -2.14%, with 79.93% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.67% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.85%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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